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The Miami Heat and the Chicago Bulls will both be gunning for a victory on Thursday when they meet at United Center.
Last time out for Miami, they were a 103-90 winner as they battled the Hawks on the road. The Heat covered in the match as a 5.5-point favorite, while 193 combined points moved the game UNDER for totals bettors.
The Bulls were a 96-87 winner in their most recent outing on the road against the Hornets. They covered the 1-point spread as favorites, while the total score (183) made winners of OVER bettors.
Team record: 37-14 SU, 27-24 ATS
Current streak: won 8 straight games.
is 5-0 SU in its last 5 games
The total has gone OVER in 5 of last 6 games
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Chicago
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games on the road
When playing on Thursday are 6-4
Before playing Philadelphia are 6-4
After playing Atlanta are 8-2
After a win are 8-2
Team record: 31-22 SU, 23-30 ATS
The total has gone UNDER in 5 of last 6 games when playing Miami
is 4-1 SU in its last 5 games at home
The total has gone UNDER in 6 of last 8 games at home
is 12-4 SU in its last 16 games when playing at home against Miami
When playing on Thursday are 8-2
Before playing Charlotte are 8-2
After playing New Orleans are 8-2
After a win are 5-5
Miami at Philadelphia, Saturday, February 23
Chicago at Charlotte, Friday, February 22